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15905 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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There are several places to eat at the Music Center. The Spotlight Café is a carry out with sandwiches, soup and salads. There are also two sit-down restaurants with good food.
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159 events
71 reviews
33 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

Superbly trained, exuberant dancers with wonderful choreography, arguably one of the best modern dance companies in the world. I am originally from Chicago and have enjoyed Hubbard Street for some time, especially at their own theater within...continued

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27 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 09 2010

What a splendid company – so athletic, finely trained, musical; wonderful, inventive choreography, gorgeous music. The dancers seem to move organically in such an unrestricted way. Hubbard St. Dance Company deserves a longer run in L.A.

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70 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

I promise that from now on I will read reviews and preview the music for dance concerts. The dancers were extremely talented but the first two dances were just too avant gard for my family and the music was not something we could enjoy. My own...continued

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http://www.musiccenter.org/events/dance_0910_hubbard.html

Quotes & Highlights

“Works like these give Hubbard Street its distinction as one of America’s foremost modern-dance repertory companies.” —_The New York Times _

Description

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) is one of the most renowned dance institutions in the world. Critically acclaimed for its exuberant, athletic and innovative repertoire, the company’s ensemble of dancers display unparalleled versatility and virtuosity. HSDC’s repertory is an eclectic mix of masterpieces by American and international choreographers including Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, William Forsythe and Daniel Ezralow.

PROGRAM INFORMATION (Program subject to change.)

ProgramChoreographer / Composer

Walking Mad

Johan Inger / Maurice Ravel

Tabula RasaOhad Naharin / Arvo Pärt

27’52" (West Coast Premiere)Jirí Kylián / Dirk Haubrich

•Featuring Dance Historian, Elizabeth Kaye and Hubbard Street Artistic Director, Glenn Edgerton.

•Thirty Minute moderated discussions begin one hour prior to curtain and take place on stage.

•Light food available for purchase in lobby spaces but prohibited in theater during talk.

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

A leader at the cultural heart of Los Angeles County, The Music Center brings to life one of the world’s premier arts destinations by creating opportunities for arts participation, enabling compelling programming and providing firstclass venues and services.

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country, creating a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as “the creative capital” of the world. Celebrated for its illustrious dance programming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center and home to four world-class resident companies- LA Phil, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale – The Music Center is the place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation. In its effort to extend the reach and accessibility of the performing arts, the Music Center is a national model for experiences in which people participate directly through its Active Arts® at The Music Center.

As well, The Music Center presents special productions, events and festivals for children and families, including World City at The Music Center. Each year, over one-million audience members delight in the excitement of live performances on The Music Center’s stages and enjoy free community arts events all year long across its outdoor campus.

The Music Center is also on the forefront of arts education in Los Angeles, providing arts resources to students and teachers in schools and community centers throughout the region. Approximately 500 full-time, seasonal and part-time staff members are employees of The Center and contribute to its operation and success.

The Music Center was developed as an unprecedented public private partnership with Los Angeles County. Through the support of the Board of Supervisors, the County of Los Angeles plays an invaluable role in the successful operation of The Music Center. This relationship has cemented the importance of the arts to the cultural fabric of Los Angeles.